The Budget was, if truly honest, a sign that the Government shuns spending cuts and embraces tax rises – which is ultimately unsustainable.
Posts Tagged: Robert Colvile
The Budget should be a big reset moment for post-Brexit, post-Covid Britain. It risks being lost amidst a rush to tax rises.
It will probe whether or or not Sunak can prepare the country for that future – and perhaps succeed Johnson himself, “one fine day”.
Robert Halfon: How the patronising metropolitan elites wrinkled up their noses at more money for potholes
Plus: Unsung Conservative heroes. The Centre for Rocket Studies. And: why do we need the traditional, three-year University course?
In all, there are 30 new entries in the whole list, one down on last year and two down on the 2016 record of 33.
Theresa May thought aloud about low interest rates. Mark Carney hit back and no more was heard from her. Time for others to do so?
If we fail, and usher in a Corbyn government, the price we will all pay does not bear thinking about.
There are plenty of possible ways the Party can expand its reach beyond the politically committed, but it shouldn’t neglect the simplest step.
Robert Colvile authors his final article exploring the internet’s impact on politics. If we believe our leaders, it is only… Read more »
Robert Colvile authors his fourth article exploring the internet’s impact on politics. As blogs become more powerful and parties adapt… Read more »
Robert Colvile authors his third article exploring the internet’s impact on politics. Yesterday, I argued that political parties can use… Read more »
Robert Colvile authors his second article exploring the internet’s impact on politics. A few months ago, I was one of… Read more »
Robert Colvile begins a series of articles exploring the internet’s impact on politics. By looking at what people look for… Read more »
Robert is Director of Direct Democracy. For the next part of this series, Dr Lee Rotherham will look at the… Read more »
Robert Colvile is the director of Direct Democracy. As the loans-for-peerages affair is teaching us, when it comes to politics… Read more »